There they go…..

 The kids are gone at school now, and the week is filled with activities. My son will be in a play this week called, “Charlotte’s Web,” where he will play the part of a sheep : ) They are also celebrating Veteran’s Day with a performance on Friday. We are so lucky to be a part of a…

Older Mommies in Orbit…….Don’t call me Grandma!

I was out furniture shopping with my ten year old daughter, and got to chatting with a sales woman, who commented on how cute my daughter was, and then remarked, ” Oh, are you her Grandma?” OMG ! No, I am her Mom and darned proud of it. I wanted to blast her into the furthest galaxy! What, space dust instead of a brain? I had my twins just as…

When Momma’s sick, ain’t nobody happy :(

Cough, sneeze, sniff, blow, caught the latest and greatest mutated virus. My two nurses are pictured above and will be taking care of me today, while the humans are away. Wish me luck…

Doggies In Orbit

Let me introduce you to the other members of our family, Cody and Nikki. It’s fair to say they are “just along for the ride.” They try to steer clear of the twins’ chaos and explosions. Cody is our entertainer of the family, his job is to hold as many toys in his mouth at once 🙂 Nikki is our border collie, she entertains us…

What does Astronomy have to do with parenting?

Since I had twins 10 years ago, I have learned that parenting is complicated and exhilarating at the same time. I like to compare parenting and its many stages to Astronomy. When our children are small, we move with them in the same orbit to keep them safe. As they mature we may move within another orbit, one with more freedom and choices, like the years in elementary school. The…